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MMA 2 KOs
11 TKOs
3 Submissions

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Amanda Nunes personal details

First Name Amanda
Last Name Nunes
Nickname/s Lioness, Leoa
Birth Name Amanda Nunes
Age 33 
Date of Birth May 30, 1988
Born Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Residence Miami, Florida, United States
Status Active
Nationality Brazilian
Weight class Featherweight
Weight range 135 - 145lbs / 61 - 66kg
Preferred 145lbs / 66kg
Height 5ft 7in / 170cm
Reach 69in
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Amanda Nunes martial arts details

MMA Professional
World Champion
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
Champion
Boxing Practitioner
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Judo Brown Belt
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Karate Practitioner
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Amanda Nunes fight history

L Julianna Peña Rear Naked Choke MMA† 12/11/21 UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States L
3:26 R2 / 5x5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title defense • 135lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
W Megan Anderson Inverted Triangle Armbar MMA† 03/06/21 UFC 259: Błachowicz vs. Adesanya, UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
2:03 R1 / 5x5 Pro UFC Featherweight title defense • 145lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
W Felicia Spencer Unanimous Decision MMA† 06/06/20 UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer, UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
5:00 R5 / 5x5 Pro UFC Featherweight title • 145 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
W Germaine de Randamie Unanimous Decision MMA† 12/14/19 UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
5:00 R5 / 5x5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title defense • 135lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
W Holly Holm TKO (Head Kick & Punches) MMA† 07/06/19 UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
4:10 R1 / 5x5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title defense • 135lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Cristiane Justino KO (Punch) MMA† 12/29/18 UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2, T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas, Nevada, United States W
0:51 R1 / 5x5 Pro UFC Featherweight title challenge • 145 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
W Raquel Pennington TKO (Elbows and Punches) MMA† 05/12/18 UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington, Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil W
2:36 R5 / 5x5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title defense • 135lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Valentina Shevchenko Split Decision MMA† 09/09/17 UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg, Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada W
5:00 R5 / 5x5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title defense • 135 lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Ronda Rousey TKO (Punches) MMA† 12/30/16 UFC 207: Nunes vs Rousey, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
0:48 R1 / 5x5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title • 135 lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Miesha Tate Rear-Naked Choke MMA† 07/09/16 UFC 200: Tate vs Nunes, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
3:16 R1 / 5x5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title • 135lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Valentina Shevchenko Unanimous Decision MMA 03/05/16 UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
5:00 R3 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135 lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
W Sara McMann Rear-Naked Choke MMA 08/08/15 UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs St. Preux, Nashville, Tennessee, United States W
2:53 R1 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
W Shayna Baszler TKO (Leg Kick) MMA 03/21/15 UFC Fight Night: Maia vs LaFlare, Macanazinho Gymnasium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil W
1:56 R1 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
L Cat Zingano TKO (Elbows/Punches) MMA 09/27/14 UFC 178: Johnson vs Cariaso, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States L
1:21 R3 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Germaine de Randamie TKO (Elbows) MMA 11/06/13 UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United States W
3:56 R1 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
W Sheila Gaff TKO (Punches/Elbows) MMA 08/03/13 UFC 163: Aldo vs Korean Zombie, HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil W
2:08 R1 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
L Sarah D'Alelio Unanimous Decision MMA 01/05/13 Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs Hyatt, Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States L
5:00 R3 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.8 lbs (61.6 kgs)
W Raquel Pa`aluhi Rear-Naked Choke MMA 07/28/12 YT Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs McMann, Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States W
2:24 R1 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.4 lbs (61.4 kgs)
L Alexis Davis TKO (Punches) MMA 9/10/11 Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States L
4:53 R2 / 3x5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
W Julia Budd KO (Punches) MMA 01/07/11 Strikeforce Challengers 13: Woodley vs Saffiedine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States W
0:14 R1 / 3x5 Pro Featherweight • 145lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 143.2 lbs (65.0 kgs)
W Ediane Gomes TKO (Punches) MMA 02/25/10 YT Bitetti Combat 6, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil W
3:00 R2 / 3x5 Pro Main Event
W Vanessa Porto TKO (Corner Stoppage) MMA 12/12/09 Samurai Fight Combat 2: Warrior's Return, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil W
5:00 R2 / 3x5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Dayse Lee TKO (Punches) MMA 09/12/09 Samurai Fight Combat, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil W
1:08 R1 / 3x5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Nadja Nadja TKO (Punches) MMA 07/01/08 YT Prime MMA Championship 3, Bahia, Brazil W
..... R1 / 3x5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Paty Barbosa TKO (Corner Stoppage) MMA 05/24/08 YT Demo Fight 3, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil W
0:11 R1 / 3x5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Ana Maria Armbar MMA 03/08/08 Prime MMA Championship 2, Salvador, Brazil L
0:35 R1 / 3x5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..

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Amanda Nunes’ Bio

Amanda Nunes is a female fighter from Brazil.

She began her journey into martial arts with boxing at the age of sixteen. A year later she joined her sister in training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.

Previously signed with Invicta Fighting Championships, she is currently signed with the UFC. On July 9th, 2016 Amanda won the UFC Bantamweight title, becoming the first Brazilian woman to be a UFC Champion.

In January 2018, Amanda joined Invicta Fighting Championships as part of its athlete development team and matchmaking process. Later that month at Invicta FC 27, Amanda led the weigh-ins, and conducted the post-fight interviews inside the cage.

Personal Life

Amanda is openly gay, and is the first LGBT fighter to become a UFC Champion.

Achievements

MMA Titles

2018 - UFC Featherweight World Champion | 145 lbs
2016 / 2021 - UFC Bantamweight World Champion | 135 lbs (5 defense)

MMA Awards

2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Bantamweight (135lbs) of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2016 – WMMA Press Awards | Fighter of the Year
2016 – WMMA Press Awards | Bantamweight of the Year
2016 – World MMA Awards | Female Fighter of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Fighter of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Inspirational Fighter of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Fan Favourite Bantamweight of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | KO/TKO of the Year (UFC 207 vs Ronda Rousey)
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Fight of the Year (UFC 207 vs Ronda Rousey)
2015 – Promoting Real Women | Most Underrated Fighter

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